Digital Architect

Harvey Nash
06 Apr 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Digital Architect, Leicester, £75,000-90,000 pa

My prestigious Client based in Leicester is looking for a Digital Architect to lead the design of great quality solutions and products on permanent basis.

Your new role:

* You will be a key to fuelling the next phase of business growth as well as delivering an aggressive Digital transformation programme

* You will be engaged in a wide range of business critical projects and initiatives

* You will work, on a day-to-day basis, with the delivery teams – either supporting them by producing formal designs, mentoring and coaching, and at times – hands-on engineering

* You will support product owners and business stakeholders helping influence the shape of the digital strategy and digital product roadmap

* You will work with Programme Managers to ensure programme plans account for technical dependencies and you will maintain technology roadmaps that reflect this

* You will work closely with the Director of IT Services, Head of Architecture, Head of Information Security, Head of Development and others

Your skills & experience:

* Able to successfully lead a highly-technical team across multiple disciplines (based in a number of geographies)

* Able to integrate third-party vendors and offshore teams into a high-performing delivery function

* Excellent communication skills including extensive senior stakeholder management experience

* Familiarity with public cloud infrastructure, specifically AWS

* Experience with a range of IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and FaaS

* Detailed knowledge of application and technical architecture

* Experience applying and tailoring software architecture to suit various delivery methodologies, including: SCRUM, Kanban, etc.

* Experience with networking and security architecture and technologies, including VPN, MPLS, IPS, WAF, etc.

* Current experience in one or more languages and tool-chains – both back-end and front-end

* Experience configuring and integrating a number range of COTS and business-facing technologies that support supply-chain (ERPs), sales and marketing (e.g. CRM and Marketing automation suites), business productivity applications (e.g. SharePoint, O365), and digital channels (CMS, e-Commerce, etc.)

* Experience with a range of traditional RDBMS systems, ORM tools (depending on development language) and NoSQL storage solutions

Frequent travel to London will be required.

Please do not hesitate to apply

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